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Running a Family Business

Running a Family Business

From the boardroom to the kitchen table, KPMG Family Business advisers share practical advice and experienced guidance to help you succeed.

Being a part of a family business can often be a lonely place, with unique challenges...

There is no one definition of a family business that anyone can agree on.  Trying to focus on share ownership, or management composition alone seems to miss the point.  Many academics from around the globe have tried a number of times to agree on a definition, but to no avail.  The only thing they can agree on is that there is no one definition.

 The Family Business is a privately-held company -- a KPMG Enterprise client.  Family Businesses might be described as those businesses in which at least one of the following conditions apply:

  • First and foremost, the family regards the business as a family business though family members need not be involved in the management of the company.
  • The headquarters of the business is based in Jordan.
  • The business may have more than one generation of the family involved in the business.        
  • The business owner, spouse, son, daughter, nephew, niece, uncle or in-law of the family may be working in the business.

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Family Business Blog

Family businesses have unique challenges that aren’t always shared by other companies. Our Family business blog offers a place to connect and engage with KPMG advisers and peers to share experiences and conversations around articles relevant to your business.

 
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Key Family Business Contacts

FINANCING FAMILY BUSINESS GROWTH

Family businesses, like other companies, are often in search of financing to propel growth.

 
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Sages Family Business Case Studies

Family businesses face unique challenges and opportunities. Read our story the Sages Family and how they have grown their business.

 
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FAMILY BUSINESS DIAGNOSTIC

The Family Business Assessment is an online diagnostic tool that evaluates key issues and company capabilities family businesses face. The diagnostic explores the following 7 areas -Succession & Next Generation, Governance, Growth, Assurance, Exit Strategies, Wealth Preservation and Philanthropy, a report is generated that allows you to compare the results .It can be answered by one or several family members, and or not, non-family executives. Please contact familybusiness@kpmg.com to request access to the diagnostic.

 
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